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50 Fitness Quotes By Celebrities To Inspire You To Workout

We all know that regular exercise is essential for our physical and mental health. But how do we motivate ourselves to work out? For many of us, it’s tough to stay motivated throughout the day as we juggle a full-time job, kids, and other responsibilities.

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Inspiring fitness quotes by celebrities to inspire you

According to research by Brian Wansink, author of Slim By Design: Mindless Eating Solutions From An Expert In Marketing And Human Behavior, you’re more likely to stick with your healthy habits if you tell yourself that this is what successful people do.

It might be easy for some of us at times, but most often, we need an extra push to stay on track with our fitness goals. Here are 50 fitness quotes by celebrities to inspire you to workout:

50 Famous Fitness Quotes By Celebrities

“I work out with a trainer twice a week and do cardio on the elliptical machine most mornings.” – Jennifer Lopez.
“Whenever I can’t get my ass to the gym, I just tie my sneakers tighter and run faster.” – Twilight”s Ashley Greene.
“A daily workout is what keeps me fit and sane.” – Gwyneth Paltrow
“The best way to make yourself stronger is by pushing yourself beyond what you think your limits are; that’s where this whole thing comes from—you’ve gotta risk it, you’ve gotta gamble.” – Zac Efron
“Sweat plus equals success.” – Ryan Reynolds
“I run when I need my head cleared, and when I want to focus, I do kickboxing.” – Emily Blunt.
“Exercise is medicine. It should be prescribed by your doctor and only taken regularly in the dose that works for you.” – Bob Harper.
“You don’t have to lift weights or eat special foods to get in shape. You have to change your lifestyle.” – Drew Barrymore.
“An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but an hour of exercise will keep the fiends away!” – My favorite quote from Elizabeth Banks!
“One good thing about exercising every day is that you know it’s going to feel good when you’re done.” – Katie Holmes.
“Studies have shown that men and women who work out regularly and intensely together wind up just ‘hanging out’ more often than they do with other couples.” – Will Ferrell.
“Sometimes I go swimming in the ocean just for the hell of it, even though I can’t swim. When I start panicking, I stand up and yell: ‘Give me your hand! Give me your hand!'” – Sarah Jessica Parker
“I usually meet friends at a park or somewhere else where we’ll go running or biking together—it’s easier that way because then you don’t have to schedule anything.” – Amy Poehler.
“I’ll work out a little bit on the treadmill or a little bit with weights, but always outside running, biking, hiking.” – Jennifer Hudson.
“Exercise is a great way to clear your head and get yourself going for the day. It’s all about getting up and getting out there!” – Ashton Kutcher.
“The greatest workout you can do is what you already have been doing… Be consistent! All it takes is a commitment—a simple decision to not give up today!” – Michelle Obama
“You will be so happy when you are done with your workout that you won’t want to ruin it by having a doughnut or french fries.” – Kate Winslet.
“I ride my bike to work when I can. It’s only three miles from the house, but it makes a real difference in waking me up and being more productive.” – Brad Pitt.
“Every morning, I jump on the treadmill for 15 minutes at a 10 percent incline. This wakes me up and gets my metabolism going healthily instead of drinking coffee all day.” – Tina Fey.
“I like to run on my treadmill at home, but when I’m running outside, I always feel like I’m in a Rocky movie.” – Anna Kournikova
“Remember that sitting is the new smoking. We all need to get up and get moving!” – James Gandolfini.
“I like almost any exercise except aerobics.” – Drew Carey
“The only way I can get through my day is if I know I will be doing some kind of workout at night time.” – Eva Mendes
“One reason I work out is that it puts me in touch with myself, with who I am, and how good it feels to survive the day. When you’re trying to lose weight or change your physical being, getting in shape is just a matter for survival.” – RuPaul Delete
“Running has been a constant in my life, along with tennis.” – Andre Agassi
“People who get up and run when they get out of bed to tend to be stronger all day long. And so I try to lead by example, even though I’m no athlete.” – Sarah Jessica Parker
“I run on the treadmill for 30 minutes to an hour.” – Heidi Klum
“When I need energy, I work out. It wakes me up and keeps my metabolism going.” – Jennifer Lopez
“[At school], everybody would go running during break time between classes, but it wasn’t until high school that I started to take it seriously.” – Will Smith
“I always keep a pair of sneakers in my car, so if suddenly there are 10 minutes where I have nothing to do but wait, I can just go outside and run around.” – Natalie Portman
“Exercise is one of the most important things you need to do every day. Even if you only have time for five minutes, those five minutes will make such a big impact.” – Charlize Theron
“I think working out is amazing; it gives you energy and makes you feel good. I used to be self-conscious about working out, but now I like it and need it to give me a boost and make me feel good. It’s the best anti-depressant ever!” – Jessica Simpson
“The only day that counts is today, so don’t waste your whole life living for some future date. Live each day as if it were your last—someday you’re going to be right.” – James Dean
“One of the most important things that we can do not only on Earth but beyond is exercising our bodies – because exercising gives us a longer life, better health, and makes us feel wonderful.” – Richard Simmons
“Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is quite as satisfying as an early-morning run in the rain. It clears the cobwebs from your mind so you can start the day with a clear head.” – Etoile Du Matin
“I get up every morning before 6 AM, drink a protein shake, have some coffee, go running for two hours, come back home and eat breakfast.” – Tony Horton
“Every time I exercise, I always ask myself if this is something that I would be doing if I didn’t care how I looked or what other people thought of me. If not, then it’s just another form of body punishment.” – Charlotte Ross
“I love working out. I do it every day—walking, running up hills, or just dancing in my living room by myself.” – Jennifer Aniston
“After the age of fifteen, if you don’t exercise, your body will eat itself up.” – George Cukor
“Cardio is something that works for me because it keeps my heart rate up so I can focus on other things instead of how tired I feel.” – Lucy Liu.
“There’s always an excuse to take it easy, but the only reason to stop exercising is when you’re dead. Whether you’re sixteen or sixty-five, there are no excuses not to be in shape.” – Kevin Levrone.
“I would never consider myself a natural athlete. So I have to work at everything that I do with this body.” – David Beckham.
“When you’re working out, you are in control of your destiny. If you want to look good, you can make it happen. You hold the key.” – Mark Wahlberg.
“I always tried to keep myself busy, and I think it helps to be a little bit active and doing something, using your body as well.” – Alicia Silverstone.
“Exercise is like flossing: it’s not fun, and anyone who says otherwise is lying.” – Lena Dunham.
“If you’re interested in long-term success, you have to do things that don’t allow instant gratification. Whenever possible, I try to avoid fast-food restaurants because they don’t offer healthy choices. They say exercise isn’t fun, but I choose the word ‘fun’ carefully — I find exercise pleasurable.” ~ Hugh Jackman Delete
“My parents always told me never to settle for second best. They were very strict and made sure we did our schoolwork and exercised every day.” – Kobe Bryant.
“Aerobics is like jogging up and down the stairs to your home 20 or 30 times than saying ‘Let’s call it a night.'” – Marc Summers
“Pumping iron isn’t brain surgery, but it doesn’t hurt you either.” – Dr. Robert Goldman.
“Every time I start feeling tired during an exercise routine, I think about all those people who would love to be able to do what I’m doing but can’t because of how they look.” – Cristiano Ronaldo.
“Exercise is like taking out the garbage. You may not always want to do it, but you’re glad you did.” – John C. Maxwell.
“If I can do it, anyone can do it with a little discipline and effort.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger.
“When it comes to exercise, don’t leave anything in your locker or gym bag that would make me look unfit or unhealthy. Instead, make sure everything there makes me look strong and ready for action.” – Tamara Grosz.
“I believe in exercise, but 1 hour of aerobics a day is excessive. If you do that much, your body will look like it’s gone 20 rounds with Ivan Drago.” – Sylvester Stallone.
“It’s not about working out to get skinny; I want to tone up and build muscle to stay strong and healthy.” – Gwyneth Paltrow.
“The joy of sport lies not in winning but in taking part; the essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well.” – Pierre de Coubertin.
“Working out at the gym should be treated like any other task. So find time for it every day.” – Laila Ali.
“I’m not a fitness trainer; I don’t play any sports professionally; I was never that kid at school who could run faster or jump higher. So all I have done is made full use of the body God gave me to do the best with what I have.” – Jack Dee.
“Competing in sports has helped me incredibly when it comes to working ethic and mental preparation in terms of being in front of people because there are so many things in my career that mimic athletic competition. There are times when you feel down before an obstacle course, but if you can reframe your mindset quickly enough, it’s just another workout.” ~ Jana Pittman
“If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” – Heathcliff Berru
“I’ve started to run in the mornings. It’s about taking care of myself and feeling strong, not about how I look in a bikini.” ~ Chrissy Teigen
“Do it! No matter what exercise you try, whether it is walking, running, or cycling; if you put your mind to it and dedicate yourself to achieving the goal that you set out for yourself – go for it!” – Jane Fonda


I hope these fitness quotes by celebrities have inspired you to turn that dream into a reality. You can see from these quotes that exercise has many more benefits than just being healthy and reducing fat. It improves your physical abilities as well as mental health so that you become an all-around better person.

Hundreds of inspirational stories of ordinary people have achieved incredible feats through simple daily exercise routines. My favorite is that you can do push-ups while watching TV. What do you think? Do these quotes about fitness and exercise inspire you to start working out? Please leave a comment below.

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